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Definition of "onionskin" [on•ion•skin]

  • A thin, strong, translucent paper. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "onionskin" in a sentence
  • "He was talking about OneSwarm, a new P2P network with built-in onionskin routing."
  • "Zl's golden coma had three "onionskin" hoods, the enormous curved dust tail was silver, and the rippling ion tail shone blue with red wisps."
  • "Great writerly in-jokes, (onionskin paper, for one), and a hearty fuck-you to those who dare to carp about what they can never grasp, it supersedes genre toys to achieve world-class architecture even while maintaining the clearest voice I've seen since Hemingway, Vonnegut, or Harper Lee."
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